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Flying for United miles has become more expensive: what has changed and what to prepare for

If you sometimes fly for miles of airline loyalty programs, you have probably noticed that from year to year their conditions worsen: tickets become more expensive and there are fewer of them. At the same time, there are more and more people getting free tickets for miles, and banks with airlines on ...

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

NYPD fights 'suicide epidemic' in its ranks: what's the reason

According to the results of the outgoing year, the New York Police Department (NYPD) gave alarming statistics: more recently, more officers have died from suicides than in the line of duty. During 2019, 10 police committed suicide in New York alone, with eight of them ...

Tatyana Vorozhko

Journalist of the Ukrainian Voice of America Service

Why more and more families in the United States have only one child

In the United States, it has long been believed that being an only child in a family is a disease. They called her that — one child’s syndrome. So the disease was christened by the influential psychologist Grenville Hall at the end of the 19th century, who founded the first psychological analysis laboratories in the USA. The only thing ...

Personal experience: the mistakes that our people make when they come to the USA

Something I have a nostalgic mood today, and I decided to recall what mistakes we made when we arrived in the USA. Nothing illegal, the difference in our habits with local practices and the erroneous idea of ​​local realities simply affected. What is the difference in mentality? ...

'Russian mainland': what affects our people who moved to the USA

Svetlana 55 years, of which the last so .. thirty she lives in California. A large house of a typical white color with a green lawn, a male programmer. Two cars, two Russian-American citizenship and two adult sons, but one, Svetlana barely speaks English. However, you need ...

The main bureaucratic problems of immigrants in the United States and how to solve them: lawyer's advice

Millions of immigrants from around the world live in the United States, and hundreds of thousands of new immigrants arrive annually in the country. All these people have broken all social and economic ties with their birthplace and are trying to start their lives from scratch. In my native ...

Suspicious individuals, Americans and the police: what strikes ours in the USA

A string of neat little houses with low white fences. The proud palms slightly cut the horizon. We are in a small California town, visiting the family of our friend American Jim. Morning walk. Attention immediately attracted two guys, years 18-20. Tall, a little stooped. Both in…

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

'Extreme' adaptation: how to deal with the shocks in emigration

Immigration is stressful for almost all new arrivals in a new country - no matter how prepared you are for such a move. Even temporary difficulties and setbacks are often perceived abroad much harder than at home. Unexpected troubles, lack of close friends and ...

How to ask for a pencil and not be considered rude: why our people are not understood in the USA

Ask for a pen or pencil - what could be easier! We taught this at school: “Give me a pen (pencil)” (Give me a pen (a pencil) please). Using the example of this simple phrase, I want to show how sometimes academic differs from real one. ...

Personal experience: how to survive in the USA without your own car

“Look at what car we drove through the vineyards in California,” an American colleague showed me photos of the brand new red Porshe 911, which he and his friend rented on vacation. - I have long dreamed of riding this! Listen to how the motor sounds! ”I asked how they ...

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